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  • April 30, 2015

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    Lecture: Mierle Laderman Ukeles

    Thursday, April 30, 2015, 6 pm

    This lecture by legendary performance artist and public art pioneer Mierle Laderman Ukeles is presented as part of the special exhibition Overtime: The Art of Work

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  • April 28, 2015

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    Director's Lecture Series 2014–2015, Lecture 6—“1980–2010: Global Trends”

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 7–8:30 pm

    By Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director Dr. Janne Sirén, Deputy Director Dr. Joe Lin-Hill, and Curator Dr. Cathleen Chaffee
    The 2014–2015 Director’s Lecture Series, “The Birth, Rise, and Evolution of Avant-Garde Art,” will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the eighteenth-century origins and nineteenth- and twentieth-century development of the modern definition of the artist.

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  • April 22, 2015

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    Cultural Partners in an Olmsted Landscape

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 4–6 pm

    Come and discover how the Museum of Modern Art, the Central Park Zoo, Tavern on the Green, and other partners work with the Central Park Conservancy in New York to increase the economic impact and enhance the value of being in a historic Olmsted landscape.

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  • April 16, 2015

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    Ancient Endless Infinity: The Rise of Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Art

    Thursday, April 16, 2015, 1 pm

    In this lecture, curator and art historian Henry Skerritt will describe the rise of contemporary Aboriginal Australian art, from the emergence of the modern bark painting movement in 1911, through the emergence of Western Desert acrylic painting in the 1970s, culminating in the flourishing and diverse practices of the present.

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  • April 14, 2015

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    RESCHEDULED: Director's Lecture Series 2014–2015, Lecture 6—“1980–2010: Global Trends”

    Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 7–8:30 pm

    Please note: This lecture has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

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  • March 10, 2015

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    Director's Lecture Series 2014–2015, Lecture 5—“New York: The New Capital of Art, 1945–1980”

    Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 7–8:30 pm

    By Curator Dr. Cathleen Chaffee
    The 2014–2015 Director’s Lecture Series, “The Birth, Rise, and Evolution of Avant-Garde Art,” will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the eighteenth-century origins and nineteenth- and twentieth-century development of the modern definition of the artist.

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  • February 3, 2015

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    Director's Lecture Series 2014–2015, Lecture 4—“Shock of the New and Reactions Thereto, 1900–1945”

    Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7–8:30 pm

    By Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director Dr. Janne Sirén
    The 2014–2015 Director’s Lecture Series, “The Birth, Rise, and Evolution of Avant-Garde Art,” will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the eighteenth-century origins and nineteenth- and twentieth-century development of the modern definition of the artist. This lecture was previously scheduled for Tuesday, February 10.

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  • December 12, 2014

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    Artist Talk: Matthew Hoffman

    Friday, December 12, 2014, 7–8 pm

    Matthew Hoffman, the artist behind You Are Beautiful, will give an artist talk at the Albright-Knox. Hoffman will also be present at a happy hour in AK Café from 5:30 to 7 pm before the talk.

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  • December 5, 2014

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    Lecture by Chief Curator Emeritus Dr. Douglas Dreishpoon: “Helen Frankenthaler and Paul Feeley: An Enduring Friendship”

    Friday, December 5, 2014, 8 pm

    In his talk, Dr. Dreishpoon will explore the relationship between these two artists and discuss the curatorial process for the special exhibitions Imperfections By Chance: Paul Feeley Retrospective, 1954–1966 and Giving up One’s Mark: Helen Frankenthaler in the 1960s and 1970s.

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  • November 11, 2014

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    Director's Lecture Series 2014–2015, Lecture 3—“Painters of Modern Life, 1860–1900”

    Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 7–8:30 pm

    Dr. Janne Sirén, Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director
    The 2014–2015 Director’s Lecture Series, “The Birth, Rise, and Evolution of Avant-Garde Art,” will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the eighteenth-century origins and nineteenth- and twentieth-century development of the modern definition of the artist.

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